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There are many opportunities for awards and scholarships available to students in the Honors Program. Virtually all Honors scholarships are funded by private donors. The purpose of these grants is to provide financial support so students can take advantage of opportunities for personal, intellectual, and academic growth. Internships, study abroad programs, service work, and conferences (generally out-of-state or in another country) are examples of such opportunities.


Did you know that we have a #KUHonors Student Co-Curricular Advisory Board? We do, and they're hosting our first ever Faculty Coffee Chat next Tuesday! Join us at 2:00 p.m. at The Commons for coffee and snacks and to learn more about Professor Hamer's interdisciplinary research on African American families. This event is open to the public, so bring a friend! American Studies at KU https://honors.ku.edu/featured-events
Featured Events | University Honors Program
Coffee Chat with Professor Jennifer Hamer, American Studies/African & African American Studies Tuesday, February 3, 2:00-3:00 p.m. The Commons Alcove, Spooner Hall Open to the public. Coffee & snacks will be served.

We're excited to host Prof. Hamer of @AmericanStuKU at @TheCommonsKU Tues. for our first ever Faculty Coffee Chat! http://t.co/shzgHpiya5


3.96: Unweighted high school GPA for incoming 2014 honors freshmen
98% of University Honors Program seniors are employed or accepted to graduate school upon graduation
32.4: Average ACT score of current University Honors Program students
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduating, and 60% study abroad
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA